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Posted: 11/09/2014 at 20:18
Mould is unimportant, it all rots down in the end.

Random question but why....

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 20:15
They have a beat which they will usually remain in. There is probably a different bat on the other side of the house.

Love them, even when they find their way in and they fly round the room when I'm watching TV; or in bed; or having a meal.

Plant ID please

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 20:09
Lemon verbena? Lippia?

decorative slate chippings

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 18:21
Handy bags are usually a metre square bag. I would have that delivered by the builders merchants, but I wouldn't put it in a car, it probably weighs a tonne.


Posted: 11/09/2014 at 18:18
If I were you I would have another go either this Autumn or next Spring with new sets. They do not need to be netted. Start them off in modules so that they have little green shoots when you plant them then the birds won't pull them up thinking they are good to eat. Mice can dig and don't usually touch onions anyway.

You can pickle the onions that are big enough. If you try to plant the little bulbs this Autumn or next Spring they will go straight to flower and will be useless.

decorative slate chippings

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 18:11
A wheelbarrow or sack barrow or trolley is your friend.

Discoloured skin n outdoor grown tomatoes

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 16:37

Discoloured skin n outdoor grown tomatoes

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 15:30
Agreed, but they don't look like that do they?

Discoloured skin n outdoor grown tomatoes

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 15:12
I think you can be sure it is blight. Blossom end rot doesn't look like that at all.

It's a shame because you have a good crop there.

Pick tomatoes in good condition and put them with a banana to ripen. Bananas give off ethylene which will ripen them.

Corn on the cob

Posted: 11/09/2014 at 12:24
Maz, if you wait until the leaves of the plant turn yellow, you will be very disappointed with the flavour and eating quality of the sweetcorn. Just pull back the husk at the top to look at the kernels. It will be obvious when they are ready, they will be a lovely yellow, and full of milky liquid.

My OH and I had some for lunch yesterday, cooked in the microwave for 5 minutes for three large cobs.

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